Israel Politics

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Yamina remains intact as deadline for party split expires

According to Israeli law, a number of MKs may break away from their original party in order to receive funding as a separate party up to three days after the Knesset disperses.

Prime Minister Yair Lapid slams Hezbollah in first cabinet meeting

"Hezbollah continues to terrorize and undermines Lebanon's ability to reach a maritime agreement. Israel will continue to defend itself."

The rise and fall of Naftali Bennett

NATIONAL AFFAIRS: For the nation, the road Bennett chose led to unseating Netanyahu (at least temporarily) for the first time in 12 years.

01/07/2022

Netanyahu in good position to form government with Shaked next election - poll

Ayelet Shaked's Yamina party just manages to cross the electoral threshold, while Nitzan Horowitz's Meretz would fail entirely to do so.

01/07/2022

While the government falls, the Knesset shows surprising cooperation -analysis

The last ten days showed a glimpse of what a robust, highly competitive but respectful Knesset could look like.

Yair Lapid officially becomes Prime Minister of Israel

Before the ceremony of Lapid's transition to prime minister, the Yesh Atid leader paid a visit to Yad Vashem.

Netanyahu's trial amid the Israeli election campaign

Radical reforms to reduce the power of the judicial branch are a top priority for the Likud and other parties in the pro-Bibi bloc if they return to power.

By MARK WEISS
30/06/2022

Israeli Knesset dispersed, next elections to be held November 1

The 24th Knesset voted to disperse on Thursday morning and to hold the next election on the first of November.

Consistency is the name of the game as Lapid enters PMO -analysis

Lapid’s tenure, which could be as short as five months but could go longer if a new government is not formed, will likely be one of continuity.

Israel elections: Knesset delays dissolution until Thursday morning

Yisrael Beytenu and Labor's filibuster threat means that the Knesset's dispersal may stretch past midnight on Wednesday.

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